List of peer-reviewed publications - Modelling & Forecasting Facility


- Mourre B., E. Clementi, G. Coppini, L. Coppola, G. Korres, A. Novellino, E. Alvarez-Fanjul, P. Daniel, G. Zodiatis, K. Schroeder and J. Tintoré (2022). Chapter 10 - Mediterranean observing and forecasting systems, In: Oceanography of the Mediterranean Sea - An Introductory Guide, Elsevier, Eds: Katrin Schroeder and Jacopo Chiggiato, ISBN 9780128236925, p335-386, doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-823692-5.00001-7
- Chiggiato J., K. Schroeder, B. Mourre, E. Miramontes, P. Lionello, M. Marcos, N. Pinardi, E. Mason, M. Álvarez and F. Trincardi (2022). Chapter 1 - Introduction, In: Oceanography of the Mediterranean Sea - An Introductory Guide, Elsevier, Eds: Katrin Schroeder and Jacopo Chiggiato, ISBN 9780128236925, p1-11, doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-823692-5.00002-9
- Alvarez-Fanjul E., et al. (2022). Western Mediterranean record-breaking storm Gloria: An integrated assessment based on models and observations. In: von Schuckmann  K. et al. (2022), Copernicus Ocean State Report, issue 6, Journal of Operational Oceanography, 15:sup1, 1-220, doi:10.1080/1755876X.2022.2095169
- Huntley H., M. Berta, G. Esposito, A. Griffa, B. Mourre and L. Centurioni (2022). Conditions for Reliable Divergence Estimates from Drifter Triplets. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 39(10), 1499-1523, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-21-0161.1
- Reyes E., et al. (2022). Coastal high-frequency radars in the Mediterranean – Part 2: Applications in support of science priorities and societal needs, Ocean Sci., 18, 797–837, doi:10.5194/os-18-797-2022
- Lorente P., et al. (2022). Coastal high-frequency radars in the Mediterranean – Part 1: Status of operations and a framework for future development, Ocean Sci., 18, 761–795,
- Aguiar, E., Mourre, B., Alvera-Azcárate, A., Pascual, A., Mason, E., and J. Tintoré (2022). Strong long-lived anticyclonic mesoscale eddies in the Balearic Sea: Formation, intensification, and thermal impact. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 127, e2021JC017589, doi:10.1029/2021JC017589
- Garcia-Jove, M., Mourre, B., Zarokanellos, N. D., Lermusiaux, P. F. J., Rudnick, D. L., and J. Tintoré (2022). Frontal dynamics in the Alboran Sea: 2. Processes for vertical velocities development. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 127, e2021JC017428, doi:10.1029/2021JC017428
- Zarokanellos, N. D., Rudnick, D. L., Garcia-Jove, M., Mourre, B., Ruiz, S., Pascual, A., and J. Tintoré (2022). Frontal dynamics in the Alboran Sea: 1. Coherent 3D pathways at the Almeria-Oran front using underwater glider observations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 127, e2021JC017405, doi:10.1029/2021JC017405


Hernandez-Lasheras J., B. Mourre, A. Orfila, A. Santana, E. Reyes and J. Tintoré (2021). Evaluating high-frequency radar data assimilation impact in coastal ocean operational modelling.  Ocean Sci., 17, 1157–1175, doi:10.5194/os-17-1157-2021
Barceló-Llull B., Pascual A., Sánchez-Román A., Cutolo E., d'Ovidio F., Fifani G., Ser-Giacomi E., Ruiz S., Mason E., Cyr F., Doglioli A., Mourre B., Allen J.T., Alou-Font E., Casas B., Díaz-Barroso L., Dumas F., Gómez-Navarro L. and C. Muñoz (2021). Fine-Scale Ocean Currents Derived From in situ Observations in Anticipation of the Upcoming SWOT Altimetric Mission. Front. Mar. Sci. 8:679844, doi:10.3389/fmars.2021.679844
- Umgiesser G., M. Bajo, C. Ferrarin, A. Cucco, P. Lionello, D. Zanchettin, A. Papa, A. Tosoni, M. Ferla, E. Coraci, S. Morucci, F. Crosato, A. Bonometto, A. Valentini, M. Orlic, I. D. Haigh, J. Woge Nielsen, X. Bertin , A. Bustorff Fortunato, B. Pérez Gómez, E. Alvarez Fanjul, D. Paradis, D. Jourdan, A. Pasquet, B. Mourre, J. Tintoré, and R. J. Nicholls (2021). The prediction of floods in Venice: methods, models and uncertainty. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 2679–2704, doi: 10.5194/nhess-21-2679-2021
- Rypina I., T. R. Getscher, L. J. Pratt and B. Mourre (2021). Observing and Quantifying Ocean Flow Properties Using Drifters with Drogues at Different Depths. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 51 (8), 2463–2482, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-20-0291.1
- Sotillo M. G., B. Mourre, M. Mestres, P. Lorente, R. Aznar, M. García-León, M. Liste, A. Santana, M. Espino and E. Álvarez (2021). Evaluation of the Operational CMEMS and Coastal Downstream Ocean Forecasting Services During the Storm Gloria (January 2020). Front. Mar. Sci. 8:644525, doi:10.3389/fmars.2021.644525
- Révelard A., E. Reyes, B. Mourre, I. Hernández-Carrasco, A. Rubio, P. Lorente, C. De Lera Fernández, J. Mader, E. Álvarez-Fanjul and J. Tintoré (2021). Sensitivity of Skill Score Metric to Validate Lagrangian Simulations in Coastal Areas: Recommendations for Search and Rescue Applications. Front. Mar. Sci. 8:630388, doi:10.3389/fmars.2021.630388
- Torrado H., B. Mourre, N. Raventos, C. Carreras, J. Tintoré, M. Pascual and E. McPherson (2021). Impact of individual early life traits in larval dispersal: a multispecies approach using backtracking models. Progress in Oceanography, 192, 102518, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2021.102518
- Mourre B., A. Santana, A. Buils, L. Gautreau, M. Ličer, A. Jansà, B. Casas, B. Amengual and J. Tintoré (2021). On the potential of ensemble forecasting for the prediction of meteotsunamis in the Balearic Islands: sensitivity to atmospheric model parameterizations. Natural Hazards, 106, 1315-1336,  doi:10.1007/s11069-020-03908-x


- Margirier F., P. Testor, E. Heslop, K. Mallil, A. Bosse, L. Houpert, L. Mortier, N. Bouin, L. Coppola, F. D´Ortenzio, X. Durrieu de Madron, B. Mourre, L. Prieur, P. Raimbault and V. Taillandier (2020). Abrupt warming and salinification of intermediate waters interplays with decline of deep convection in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea. Sci Rep 10, 20923, doi:10.1038/s41598-020-77859-5
- Kersting D.K., Vázquez-Luis M., Mourre B., Belkhamssa F.Z., Álvarez E., Bakran-Petricioli T., Barberá C., Barrajón A., Cortés E., Deudero S., García-March J.R., Giacobbe S., Giménez-Casalduero F., González L., Jiménez-Gutiérrez S., Kipson S., Llorente J., Moreno D., Prado P., Pujol J.A., Sánchez J., Spinelli A., Valencia J.M., Vicente N. and Hendriks I.E.(2020). Recruitment Disruption and the Role of Unaffected Populations for Potential Recovery After the Pinna nobilis Mass Mortality Event. Front. Mar. Sci. 7:594378, doi:10.3389/fmars.2020.594378
- Ruiz-Parrado I., A. Genua-Olmedo, E. Reyes, B. Mourre, P. Rotllán, P. Lorente, M. García-Sotillo and J. Tintoré (2020). Coastal ocean variability related to the most extreme Ebro River discharge over the last 15 years. In: von Schuckmann  K. et al. (2020). Copernicus Marine Service Ocean State Report, Issue 4. Journal of Operational Oceanography, 12 (sup1), 13:sup1, S1-S172, doi:10.1080/1755876X.2020.1785097
- Reyes E., I. Hernández-Carrasco, A. Révelard, B. Mourre, P. Rotllán, E. Comerma, T. Tajalli Bakhsh, A. Rubio, J. Mader, L. Ferrer, C. De Lera Fernández, E. Álvarez-Fanjul and J. Tintoré (2020). IBISAR service for real-time data ranking in the IBI area for emergency responders and SAR operators. In: von Schuckmann  K. et al. (2020). Copernicus Marine Service Ocean State Report, Issue 4. Journal of Operational Oceanography, 12 (sup1), 13:sup1, S1-S172, doi:10.1080/1755876X.2020.1785097
- Compa M., C. Alomar, B. Mourre, D. March, J. Tintoré and S. Deudero (2020). Nearshore spatio-temporal sea surface trawls of plastic debris in the Balearic Islands. Marine Environmental Research, 158, 104945. doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2020.104945
- Aguiar E.,  B. Mourre, M. Juza, E. Reyes, J. Hernández-Lasheras, E. Cutolo, E. Mason and J. Tintoré (2020). Multi-platform model assessment in the Western Mediterranean Sea: impact of downscaling on the surface circulation and mesoscale activity. Ocean Dynamics, 70, 273-288, doi:10.007/s10236-019-01317-8


- Tintoré J. et al. (2019). Challenges for Sustained Observing and Forecasting Systems in the Mediterranean Sea. Front. Mar. Sci. 6:568. doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00568
- Cabanellas-Reboredo M., M. Vázquez-Luis, B. Mourre, E. Álvarez, S. Deudero, Á. Amores, P. Addis, K. Ballesteros, A. Barrajón, S. Coppa, J.R. García-March, S. Giacobbe, F. Gimenez Casalduero, L. Hadjioannou, S. V. Jimenez Gutierrez, S. Katsanevakis, D. Kersting, V. Macic, B. Mavric, F. P. Patti, S. Planes, P. Pardo, J. Sanchez, J. Tena_medialdea, J. de Vaugelas N. Vicente, F. Z. Belkhamssa, I. Zupan and I. Hendriks (2019). Tracking the dispersion of a pathogen causing mass mortality in the pen shell Pinna nobilis: a collaborative effort of scientists and citizens, Scientific reports, 9:13355. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-49808-4

Aguiar E., M. Juza, B. Mourre, A. Pascual, E. Mason, A. Alvera-Azcárate and J. Tintoré (2019). Anticyclonic Eddy Anomaly: impact on the boundary current and circulation in the western Mediterranean Sea. In: von Schuckmann  K. et al. (2019). Copernicus Marine Service Ocean State Report, Issue 3. Journal of Operational Oceanography, 12 (sup1), 1-123, doi:10.1080/1755876X.2019.1633075
- Ruiz-Orejón L.F., B. Mourre, R. Sarda, J. Tintoré and J. Ramis-Pujol (2019). Quarterly variability of floating plastic debris in the Marine Protected Area of the Menorca Channel (Spain). Environmental Pollution, 252, 1742-1754. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2019.06.063.
- De Mey-Frémaux P., Ayoub N., Barth A., Brewin R., Charria G., Campuzano F., Ciavatta S., Cirano M., Edwards C.A., Federico I., Gao S., Garcia Hermosa I., Garcia Sotillo M., Hewitt H., Hole L.R., Holt J., King R., Kourafalou V., Lu Y., Mourre B., Pascual A., Staneva J., Stanev E.V., Wang H. and X. Zhu (2019). Model-Observations Synergy in the Coastal Ocean. Front. Mar. Sci. 6:436. doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00436.
- Heslop E., J. Tintoré, P. Rotllan, D. Alvarez-Berastegui, B. Frontera, B. Mourre, L. Gómez-Pujol, D. March, B. Casas, G. Nolan and D. Durand (2019). SOCIB integrated multi-platform ocean observing and forecasting: from ocean data to sector-focused delivery of products and services, J. Oper. Oceanogr., doi:10.1080/1755876X.2019.1582129.
- Juza M., R. Escudier R., M Vargas-Yañez, B. Mourre, E. Heslop, J. Allen and J. Tintoré (2019). Characterization of changes in Western Intermediate Water properties enabled by an innovative geometry-based detection approach, Journal of Marine Systems, 191, 1-12, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2018.11.003.
- Reglero P., R. Balbín, F. Abascal, A. Medina, D. Alvarez-Berastegui, L. Rasmuson, B. Mourre, S. Saber, A. Ortega, E. Blanco, F. de la Gándara, F. Alemany, G. Ingram, and M. Hidalgo (2019). Pelagic habitat and offspring survival in the eastern stock of Atlantic bluefin tuna. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 76(2), 549-558, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsy135.



- Hernandez-Lasheras J. and B. Mourre (2018). Dense CTD survey versus glider fleet sampling : comparing data assimilation performance in a regional ocean model West of Sardinia. Ocean Sci., 14, 1069-1084, doi:10.5194/os-14-1069-2018.
- Mourre B., E. Aguiar, M. Juza, J. Hernandez-Lasheras, E. Reyes, E. Heslop, R. Escudier, E. Cutolo, S. Ruiz, E. Mason, A. Pascual and J. Tintoré (2018). Assessment of high-resolution regional ocean prediction systems using multi-platform observations: illustrations in the Western Mediterranean Sea. In “New Frontiers in Operational Oceanography”, E. Chassignet, A. Pascual, J. Tintoré and J. Verron, Eds, GODAE Ocean View, 663-694, doi: 10.17125/gov2018.ch24.
- Schiller A., B. Mourre, Y. Drillet and G. Brassington (2018). An overview of operational oceanography. In “New Frontiers in Operational Oceanography”, E. Chassignet, A. Pascual, J. Tintoré and J. Verron, Eds, GODAE Ocean View, 1-26, doi: 10.17125/gov2018.ch01.
- Onken R., H.V. Fiekas, L. Beguery, I. Borrione, A. Funk, M. Hemming, J. Hernandez-Lasheras, K.J. Heywood, J. Kaiser, M. Knoll, B. Mourre, P. Oddo, P.M. Poulain, B. Queste, A. Russo, K. Shitashima, M. Siderius and E.T. Küsel (2018). High-resolution observations in the Western Mediterranean Sea : the REP14-MED experiment. Ocean Science, 14, 321-335, doi :10.5194/os-14-321-2018.
- Gómez-Navarro L., R. Fablet, E. Mason, A. Pascual, B. Mourre, E. Cosme and J. Le Sommer (2018). SWOT spatial scales in the Western Mediterranean Sea derived from pseudo-observations and an ad-hoc filtering. Remote sensing, 10(4), 599, doi:10.3390/rs10040599.
- Calò A., Lett C., Mourre B., Pérez-Ruzafa A. and J.A. García-Charton (2018). Use of Lagrangian simulations to hindcast the geographical position of propagule release zones in a Mediterranean coastal fish. Marine Environmental Research, 134, 16-27, doi:10.1016/j.marenvres.2017.12.011.
- Testor, P. et al. (2018), Multiscale Observations of Deep Convection in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea During Winter 2012-2013 Using Multiple Platforms. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 123,1745-1776, doi:10.1002/2016JC012671
- Fablet R., Verron J., Mourre B., Chapron B. and A. Pascual (2018). Improving mesoscale altimetric data from a multi-tracer convolutional processing of standard satellite-derived products. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 56 (5), 2518-2525, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2017.2750491.


- Oguz T., B. Mourre and J. Tintoré (2017). Modulation of frontogenetic plankton production along a meandering jet by zonal wind forcing: an application to the Alboran Sea. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, doi:10.1002/2017JC012866
- Oguz T. (2017). Impacts of a buoyant strait outflow on the plankton production characteristics of an adjacent semi-enclosed basin: A case study of the Marmara Sea. Journal of Marine Systems, 173, 90-100, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2017.05.002
- Sanchez-Roman A., S. Ruiz, A. Pascual, B. Mourre and S. Guinehut (2017). On the mesoscale monitoring capability of Argo floats in the Mediterranean Sea. Ocean Science, 13, 223-234, doi:10.5194/os-13-223-2017
- Ličer M., B. Mourre, C. Troupin, A. Krietemeyer, A. Jansá and J. Tintore (2017). Numerical study of Balearic meteotsunami generation and propagation under synthetic gravity wave forcing. Ocean Modelling, 111, 38-45, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.02.001
- Pascual A., S. Ruiz, A. Olita, C. Troupin, M. Claret, B. Casas, B. Mourre, P.-M. Poulain, A. Tovar-Sanchez, A. Capet, E. Mason, J. Allen, A. Mahadevan and J. Tintoré (2017). A Multiplatform Experiment to Unravel Meso- and Submesoscale Processes in an Intense Front (AlborEx). Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, 39, doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00039
- von Schuckmann  K. et al. (2017). The Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service Ocean State Report. Journal of Operational Oceanography, 9 (sup2), 235-320, doi:10.1080/1755876X.2016.1273446


- Oguz T., B. Mourre and J. Tintore (2016). Upstream control of the frontal jet regulating plankton production in the Alboran Sea (Western Mediterranean). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JC011667
- Escudier R., B. Mourre, M. Juza and J. Tintoré (2016).   Subsurface circulation and mesoscale variability in the Algerian subbasin from altimeter-derived eddy trajectories. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JC011760
- Juza M., Escudier R., Pascual A., Pujol M.-I., Taburet G., Troupin C., Mourre B. and J. Tintoré (2016).
Impacts of reprocessed altimetry on the surface circulation and variability of the Western Alboran Gyre. Advances in Space Research, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2016.05.026
- Escudier R., L. Renault, A. Pascual, P. Brasseur, D. Chelton, and J. Beuvier (2016). Eddy properties in the Western Mediterranean Sea from satellite altimetry and a numerical simulation. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, 3990–4006, doi:10.1002/2015JC011371.
- Capó E., Orfila A., Sayol J.-M., Conti D., Juza, M., Ruiz S., Sotillo M.G., García-Ladona E., Simarro G., Mourre B. and Tintoré J. (2016). Assessment of operational models in the Balearic Sea during the MEDESS experiment. Deep Sea Research, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.03.009
- Alvarez-Berastegui D., Hidalgo J.M., Tugores M.P., Reglero P., Aparicio A., Ciannelli L., Juza M., Mourre B., Pascual A., Lopez-Jurado J.L., García A., Rodriguez JM, Tintoré J. and F. Alemany (2016). Pelagic seascape ecology for operational fisheries oceanography: modeling and predicting spawning distribution of Atlantic bluefin tuna in Western Mediterranean. ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsw041
- Juza M., B. Mourre, L. Renault, S. Gómara, K. Sebastián, S. Lora, J.P. Beltran, B. Frontera, B. Garau, C. Troupin, M. Torner, E. Heslop, B. Casas, R. Escudier, G. Vizoso,, and J. Tintoré (2016). SOCIB operational ocean forecasting system and multi-platform validation in the western Mediterranean Sea, J. Oper. Oceanogr., 9 :sup1, s155-s166, doi:10.1080/1755876X.2015.1117764


- Oguz T., Macias D. and J. Tintore (2015). Ageostrophic frontal processes controlling phytoplankton production in the Catalano-Balearic Sea (Western Mediterranean), PLoS ONE, 10, 6, e0129045, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0129045
- Juza, M., B. Mourre, J.-M. Lellouche, M. Tonani, and J. Tintoré (2015). From basin to sub-basin scale assessment and intercomparison of numerical simulations in the Western Mediterranean Sea, J. Mar. Syst., 149, 36-49, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2015.04.010.
- Oke P.R., Larnicol G., Jones E.M., Kourafalou V., Sperrevik A.K., Carse F., Tanajura C.A.S., Mourre B., Tonani M., Brassington G.B., Le Henaff M., Halliwell G.R., Atlas R., Moore A.M., Edwards C.A., Martin M.J., Sellar A.A., Alvarez A.,  De Mey P., Iskandarani M. (2015). Assessing the impact of observations on ocean forecasts and reanalyses: Part 2, Regional applications. J. Oper. Oceanogr., 8:sup1, s63-s79, doi:10.1080/1755876X.2015.1022080.


- Oguz T., Macias D., Garcia-Lafuente J., Pascual A., and J. Tintore (2014). Fueling plankton production by a meandering frontal jet: a case study for the Alboran Sea (western Mediterranean), PLoS ONE, 9, 11, e111482, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0111482 
- Mourre B. and J. Chiggiato (2014). A comparison of the performance of the 3-D super-ensemble and an ensemble Kalman filter for short-range regional ocean prediction. Tellus A, 66, 21640, doi:10.3402/tellusa.v66.21640
- Alvarez A. and B. Mourre (2014). Cooperation or coordination of underwater glider networks ? An assessment from Observing System Simulation Experiments in the Ligurian Sea. J. Ocean. Atmos. Tech., 31, 2268–2277, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00214.1.


- Juza M., L. Renault, S. Ruiz, and J. Tintoré (2013), Origin and pathways of Winter Intermediate Water in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea using observations and numerical simulation, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2013JC009231.
- Sayol J.-M., A. Orfila, G. Simarro, C. López, L. Renault, A. Galán, and D. Conti (2013), Sea surface transport in the Western Mediterranean Sea: a Lagrangian perspective, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2013JC009243.
- Oguz T.,  D. Macias, L. Renault, J. Ruiz, and J. Tintoré (2013), Controls of plankton production by pelagic fish predation and resource availability in the Alboran and Balearic Seas, Progress in Oceanography, 112-113, 1-14, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2013.03.001  
- Tintoré J. et al. (2013). SOCIB: the Balearic Islands observing and forecasting system responding to science, technology and society needs. Mar. Tech. Soc. J., 47. doi:10.4031/MTSJ.47.1.10


- Renault L., J. Chiggiato, J. C. Warner, M. Gomez, G. Vizoso, and J. Tintoré (2012), Coupled atmosphere-ocean-wave simulations of a storm event over the Gulf of Lion and Balearic Sea, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C09019, doi:10.1029/2012JC007924.
- Renault L., T. Oguz, A. Pascual, G. Vizoso, and J. Tintore (2012), Surface circulation in the Alborán Sea (western Mediterranean) inferred from remotely sensed data, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C08009, doi:10.1029/2011JC007659.
- Ruiz, S., L. Renault, B. Garau, and J. Tintoré (2012), Underwater glider observations and modeling of an abrupt mixing event in the upper ocean, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L01603, doi:10.1029/2011GL050078.
- Bouffard J., L. Renault, S. Ruiz, A. Pascual, C. Dufau, J. Tintoré (2012), Sub-surface small-scale eddy dynamics from multi-sensor observations and modeling, Progress in Oceanography, Available online 20 July 2012, ISSN 0079-6611, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2012.06.007.
- Ponce de León S., A. Orfila, L. Gómez-Pujol, L. Renault, G. Vizoso, J. Tintoré (2012), Assessment of wind models around the Balearic Islands for operational wave forecast, Applied Ocean Research, Volume 34, January 2012, Pages 1-9, ISSN 0141-1187, doi:10.1016/j.apor.2011.09.001.


- Renault L., G. Vizoso, A. Jansá, J. Wilkin, and J. Tintore (2011), Toward the predictability of meteotsunamis in the Balearic Sea using regional nested atmosphere and ocean models, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, 3, doi:10.1029/2011GL047361.